Author Notes: Quickly prepared, a rich, light & refreshing complement to warm weather meals. —bt
15 ounce can drained and well rinsed black beans
2 - 3
tablespoons mild olive oil
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
teaspoon red pepper flakes
healthy squeeze of fresh lime juice
salt to taste
pinch of sugar if desired
cilantro, parsley, or scallion for garnish
avocados and ripe tomatoes, halved
- Combine first 7 ingredients, and chill.
- Halve your avocados and tomatoes (removing the tomato flesh)
- Scoop the beans into the fruit cavities. Drizzle with extra marinade. Garnish.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe for Lettuce-Free Salad